Feeling Abandoned by a Parent, [Episode 36]




Real Connections show

Summary: Amanda talks about how her biological mother became pregnant with her when she was only 16 years old. After a few months, her mom realized she couldn't take care of her and left Amanda with her maternal grandmother to raise her. Her biological father also left right after she was born. She talks about meeting her mom only a few times in her life and the feelings of abandonment that crept into her life as a result. Amanda shares how she continued to face more and more adversity, and every time she did, her abandonment issues grew. They really ended up taking a toll on her relationships and her marriage. Come listen as she talks about the hope she has found as she had to move through each of her difficulties and the significant role her faith has played in her healing.